Winner emerges as PwC National U-17 cricket tournament ends

PwC National U-17 cricket tournament

Winner emerges as PwC National U-17 cricket tournament ends   The South-South geopolitical zone has emerged champions at the National U-17 Cricket Championship, sponsored by PwC Nigeria. The two-week tournament, which is organised by the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), ended on Sunday 7 February 2021 with the South-South boys team emerging as the victor in a thrilling final with their North West peers. This win meant that South-South did the double, having won the girls’ final a week ago on Sunday 31 January 2021. During the awards ceremony, Uyi Akpata,…

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PwC’s update on Nigeria’s 2021 budget

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Nigeria’s 2021 Budget of Economic Recovery and Resilience Following the approval of the 2021 – 2023 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, President Buhari has presented the 2021 Budget (Appropriation Bill) to the joint session of the National Assembly. Below are the other highlights:   The 2021 Finance Bill will be forwarded to NASS for consideration Tax expenditure statement for 2019 to be provided Inclusion of the revenue and expenditure of 60 State Owned Enterprises  Provision for the payment of allowances to 5,000 teachers under the Federal Teachers Scheme…

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PwC: Analytical reporting by journalists key to national development

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Quality and analytical reporting by journalist in Nigeria will give momentum to the national development drive of the country, leading professional services firm, PwC Nigeria has said. This is as the firm trained journalists reporting business, finance and economy in the country to deeper understanding of in-depth reporting of facts and connecting the dots to tell comprehensive stories. The leading professional services firm hosted its annual Capability Enhancement Workshop for journalists on Tuesday. The half-day workshop which held virtually in line with COVID-19 protocols around large gatherings, had participants from…

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PwC Nigeria appoints new partners for 2020

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PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has admitted eight Nigerians into the firm’s partnership. Akinyemi Akingbade, Chioma Obaro, Yinka Yusuf, Wura Olowofoyeku, Tosin Labeodan, and Rukaiya El-Rufai were all admitted into the firm’s Assurance practice, while Kunle Amida and Olusola Adewale were appointed into Advisory. The eight partners in Nigeria are among 24 new partners admitted across the firm in Africa this year, 25 per of whom are female. Also, the number includes 17 new partners in Assurance, five in Advisory and two in Tax. From South Africa, nine partners were admitted; Lumko Sihiya,…

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